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May 11, 2012 7:35:54 AM

hey guys is Corsair Gaming Series GS700 enough to poweR my raedon hd 6850 currently i have a very bad PSU i am thinking of buying GS700.my second question is will my mobo dh61ww support hd6850 i dont plan to overclock it or crossfire it in future.i have intelg620 cpu wgich will be upgraded further will all my components work together smoothly...

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May 11, 2012 8:14:52 AM

For a system using a single Radeon HD 6850 graphics card AMD specifies a minimum of a 500 Watt or greater power supply. The power supply should also have a combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 30 Amps or greater and have at least one 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connector.

Total Power Supply Wattage is NOT the crucial factor in power supply selection!!! Total Continuous Amperage Available on the +12V Rail(s) is the most important factor.

The Corsair Gaming Series GS700 (CMPSU-700G), with its combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 56 Amps and with two (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors, is more than sufficient to power your system configuration with a single Radeon HD 6850.

I think a Corsair Gaming Series GS500 (CP-9020005-XX), with its combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 39 Amps and with two (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors, is quite sufficient and $30 cheaper.

The Intel Desktop Board DH61WW has one PCI Express 2.0 x 16 bus add-in card connector so it will support a Radeon HD 6850 just fine.
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May 11, 2012 8:17:28 AM

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May 11, 2012 8:18:23 AM

Yes, the Corsair GS700 is more than enough. Even a 500W is enough for the 6850 but it is good to provide for ample capacity for the future. So yeah... go for the GS700.
And yes again, your motherboard dh61ww will support a single 6850.
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May 11, 2012 8:18:50 AM

ko888 said:
For a system using a single Radeon HD 6850 graphics card AMD specifies a minimum of a 500 Watt or greater power supply. The power supply should also have a combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 30 Amps or greater and have at least one 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connector.

Total Power Supply Wattage is NOT the crucial factor in power supply selection!!! Total Continuous Amperage Available on the +12V Rail(s) is the most important factor.

The Corsair Gaming Series GS700 (CMPSU-700G), with its combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 56 Amps and with two (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors, is more than sufficient to power your system configuration with a single Radeon HD 6850.

I think a Corsair Gaming Series GS500 (CP-9020005-XX), with its combined +12 Volt continuous current rating of 39 Amps and with two (6+2)-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors, is quite sufficient and $30 cheaper.

The Intel Desktop Board DH61WW has one PCI Express 2.0 x 16 bus add-in card connector so it will support a Radeon HD 6850 just fine.



thank you so muchh buddy :D  so GS 500 should work just fine with hd6850 right?
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May 11, 2012 8:19:20 AM

vedant321 said:
thank you so muchh buddy :D  so GS 500 should work just fine with hd6850 right?

That's right.
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